Search - List of Books by Anchee Min
Anchee Min (???; Mín ?nqí; born January 14, 1957) is a painter, photographer, musician, and author who lives in San Francisco and Shanghai. Min's memoir, Red Azalea, and her subsequent novels are either semiautobiographical or reflect a particular time in Chinese history with an emphasis on strong female characters, most notably Jiang Qing, the wife of Chairman Mao, and Empress Dowager Cixi, the last ruling empress of China.
Total Books: 85
Born in Shanghai, Min was sent to a labor camp at seventeen where she was discovered by talent scouts. She worked as an actress at the Shanghai Film Studio and went to the United States in 1984 with the help of actress Joan Chen. She is married to author Lloyd Lofthouse.